Acrylic WiFi Blog: WiFi site survey,  WiFi security and WiFi analysis

Wi-Fi RF spectrum, baby monitors, wireless cameras, interference and noise

By | May 28th, 2017|Categories: Acrylic Wi-Fi Free|

Wi-Fi RF spectrum, baby monitors, wireless cameras, interference and noise Within the Wi-Fi radioelectric spectrum designated for Wi-Fi communications (802.11b/g/n), we can find a large number of devices that not always coexist in the medium [...]

Wi-Fi RF Spectrum; interferences; how to detect them, case study: microwaves.

By | May 21st, 2017|Categories: Acrylic Wi-Fi Free|

The Wi-Fi standard operates in two frequency ranges. The most widely used RF spectrum within the 2.4GHz range is commonly affected by many different wireless interference and noise sources, and among these sources, microwave ovens [...]

By | May 13th, 2017|Categories: Acrylic Wi-Fi Free|

Access point signal strength, noise, location, and coverage area When evaluating the results of a Wi-Fi network deployment, the parameters to are usually analyzed are access point coverage, signal strength (RSSI) and Signal to Noise [...]

Wi-Fi Spectrum Analysis, How to Perform One, and What Information It Provides

By | May 13th, 2017|Categories: Acrylic Wi-Fi Free|

Wi-Fi Spectrum Analysis, How to Perform One, and What Information It Provides When analyzing a Wi-Fi infrastructure, it is important to note that, besides 802.11 standard devices, many different transmission sources coexist and interfere with [...]

Hidden Wi-Fi Network: How to know the name of a wireless network with no SSID

By | May 8th, 2017|Categories: Acrylic Wi-Fi Free|

Hidden Wi-Fi Network: How to know the name of a wireless network with no SSID One of the security mechanisms used by Wi-Fi networks is hiding their names, since a client device can only connect [...]

How to create a Wi-Fi Site Survey project – Video Tutorial

By | October 14th, 2016|Categories: Acrylic Wi-Fi Professional, Acrylic WiFi heatmaps|Tags: |

This Acrylic WiFi Heatmaps video tutorial explains how to quickly and easily perform a Wi-Fi site survey. An analysis that allows you to check the performance of a wireless infrastructure: measure WiFi network coverage, generate heatmaps of Wi-Fi coverage and determine how to improve the network’s performance. In this video tutorial you will learn step by step how to create a new Wi-Fi site survey project, how to capture data, analyze it and how to create an editable report. […]

Acrylic WiFi site survey manual

By | June 21st, 2016|Categories: Acrylic Wi-Fi Free|

Sometimes performing a Wi-Fi site survey to check the performance of a wireless infrastructure is a complicated task. Performing a successful Wi-Fi site survey requires some knowledge not only on wireless networks, but also [...]

Monitor Mode and Native Capture Mode in Acrylic Wi-Fi

By | May 7th, 2016|Categories: Acrylic Wi-Fi Professional|Tags: , , , , , |

The Monitor Mode (Promiscuous Mode or Listening Mode) and the Native Capture Mode or Normal Mode are the two capture modes supported by Acrylic Wi-Fi Professional and Acrylic Wi-Fi Heatmaps. The Monitor Mode can be enabled using [...]

Measurement point data acquisition type: Stop and Go, Continuous, and Real Time GPS

By | April 13th, 2016|Categories: Acrylic WiFi heatmaps|Tags: , , , , |

One of the first things we have to decide when we are about to perform a Wi-Fi site survey is what is the better way to collect Wi-Fi data. Acrylic WiFi Heatmaps offers three [...]

Wi-Fi network quality: how to measure it?

By | April 5th, 2016|Categories: Acrylic WiFi heatmaps|Tags: , , , , , , , |

When we perform a site survey project, we usually do it to determine network performance and undertake the necessary changes to improve it. However, in many cases, defining and measuring performance is such a challenging [...]